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Haren, D-backs top Rox

DENVER ” Chris Snyder and Chris Burke hit consecutive homers in a five-run fifth inning, leading Dan Haren and the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Colorado Rockies 6-2 Thursday.

Haren (13-6) pitched eight sharp innings, giving up one run while striking out nine. He also had two hits and scored a run to win for the sixth time in seven starts.

Matt Holliday hit his 23rd home run for Rockies, who went 3-7 on their homestand.

Arizona won two of three in the series, dropping the defending NL champions nine games behind in the West.

Glendon Rusch (4-4) shut down the Diamondbacks for four innings before they broke loose in the fifth.

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